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Museum Month

    The entire month of August is Museum Month in New Orleans, and the best time to visit the rich variety of museums in the city. Score free entries at some museums and two-for-one entries to special exhibitions at the membership price. Some of the most popular museums include the National World War II…

Dirty Linen Night

    The second Saturday in August marks Dirty Linen Night, created by Linda Sampson, a jeweler on Royal Street. It’s the ultimate night out where the art galleries and antique shops come alive on Royal Street. A play on White Linen Night (another popular August event), it quickly grew to boast one of the…

White Linen Night

    In a time before air conditioning and motor vehicles, New Orleans locals had to get creative when it came to beating the summer heat. Wearing white linen was a popular way to stay cool, with men in their summer suit bests and women in their flowing sundresses. White reflects heat and linen has…

Rub Shoulders With New Orleans’ Oldest Ghosts On These Cemetery Tours

A trip to New Orleans is never complete without a ghost tour. Embark on these 3 Cemetery tours for a truly haunting experience. Garden District & Lafayette Cemetery Tour Duration 2 hours Guests of this tour will be given a meeting point and a live guide will begin the journey to houses and mansions of…

COOLinary New Orleans Restaurant Month

    New Orleans is a foodie destination year-round, but only in August does the COOLinary month-long event really highlight the tastes of the city. Around the city, restaurants offer prix-fixed menus that showcase the spices, ingredients, and flavors that are unique to New Orleans. From Cajun to Creole and everything in between, there’s no…

Craving Cajun Eats?

 The soul-food of New Orleans is Cajun-style cuisine. Check out these restaurants near you for the best Cajun eats in town. Mulate’s | The Original Cajun Restaurant 201 Julia St. 2.5 miles Cajun fare and live Zydeco music in a rustic, wood-beamed space flanked by a dance floor & full bar. K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen 416…

Top 10 Most Haunted Bars In New Orleans 

New Orleans is known for its ghostly history and vibrant night life. Enjoy a night of spirits and sprits at the most haunted bars in town. Pat Obrien’s 718 St. Peter St. Famous for the Hurricane drink, the old establishment boasts a ghostly reputation almost as well-known as its menu. The Two most haunted areas…

Best Gelato in New Orleans

If you’re craving something cold and creamy on a hot New Orleans summer day, a rich scoop of gelato is the perfect way to keep cool. Try Sucré at 3025 Magazine St. where you’ll find French and Italian favorites including macarons and chocolates to go along with their world-renowned gelato. Featuring a modern approach to…

Longue Vue House and Gardens

    Summer is the perfect time to explore the 1939 mansion and gorgeous, sprawling gardens located at 7 Bamboo Rd. Eight immaculately maintained acres of gardens showcase both native and exotic flowers, making it the perfect space for your special event. The Sterns created this paradise in the city with the help of landscape…

French Quarter Fireworks Spectacular

    You can always count on New Orleans for a spectacular party, and Independence Day is no exception. The days are hot, and this festival is hotter all along the Mississippi River banks at the Go 4th on the River Party. Enjoy the thrill of “dueling barges” as two displays go head to head…